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Title: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Education Act Oversight, 1981: Hearing Before the Senate Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, 97th Congress, 1st Session, April 6, 1981
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Cmtte on Labor and Human Resources
United States of America

US Congress
Senate Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 107
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Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Held in April 1981, this Senate subcommittee hearing focused on the Federal and State roles in addressing alcohol and drug abuse, with emphasis on evaluating the alcohol and drug abuse education program established by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Education Act of 1970.
Abstract: Speakers included project directors in the school systems of several States, Federal training issues, and the program director. The committee chair noted that the economic costs of alcohol abuse and alcoholism are at least $43 billion annually; drug abuse also imposes substantial costs. The Federal program focuses on training and technical assistance to the schools and has moved from the training of individual schools to interdisciplinary teams within schools, to clusters of teams and schools. The program has reached more than 2,500 schools in the past 10 years, reaching all 50 States and outlying areas. Programs in individual school districts are described
Main Term(s): Drug prevention programs
Index Term(s): Educational courses; Federal programs; School delinquency programs
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